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Health & Education Databases

On this page, you’ll find links to health and education databases that are searchable free of charge.

Abledata
Abledata provides objective information about assistive technology products and rehabilitation equipment available from domestic and international sources.
www.abledata.com

Education Resources Information Center
ERIC provides free access to more than 1.2 million bibliographic records of journal articles and other education-related materials and, if available, includes links to full text. ERIC is sponsored by the U.S. Department of Education, Institute of Education Sciences (IES).
www.eric.ed.gov

MedlinePlus
MedlinePlus brings together authoritative information from U.S. National Library of Medicine, the National Institutes of Health, and other government agencies and health-related organizations. 
www.nlm.nih.gov/medlineplus

National Rehabilitation Information Center
A literature database on disability and rehabilitation. The database describes over 65,000 documents covering physical, mental, and psychiatric disabilities, independent living, vocational rehabilitation, special education, assistive technology, law, employment, and other issues as they relate to people with disabilities. The collection spans from 1956 to the present.
www.naric.com/research/rehab/default.cfm

Online Mendelian Inheritance in Man
This database is a catalogue of human genes and genetic disorders.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?db=OMIM

Public Health Agency of Canada
A valuable and unique source of timely, trusted and credible public health information on healthy living, disease and injury prevention.
www.phac-aspc.gc.ca

PubMed
PubMed is a service of the U.S. National Library of Medicine that includes over 16 million citations from MEDLINE and other life science journals for biomedical articles back to the 1950s. PubMed includes links to full text articles and other related resources.
www.ncbi.nlm.nih.gov/entrez/query.fcgi?DB=pubmed